Horton’s Kids is an award-winning nonprofit is geared toward providing wrap-around services to meet the needs of children growing up in a community where single-parent families subsiding on less than $10,000 a year is the norm.
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Outside the window of the city Office of Work Opportunity on Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE there is a tree with orange leaves and… Read more »
Barry Farm is slated for redevelopment, but two women fear that they, their families and their neighbors will not be around to enjoy the new and improved community.
Steve Cherenfant, 21, considers himself lucky. Although he grew up in what he called an “unstable environment,” he never had to resort to couchsurfing or sleeping in a homeless shelter. He had a loving father and a house he called home.
An essay on life.
D.C. City Councilmember Yvette M. Alexander is getting fit this year and she doesn’t want to do it alone. “I am encouraging all of Ward… Read more »
Reporting on how the Citiwide Computer Training Center helps educate low-income families and those in poverty on necessary computer skills.
Reporting on an innovative way to design public parks being used in Southeast DC.
Reporting on the opening of a Giant Food supermarket in Congress Heights, which has long been considered a food desert.
A Street Sense volunteer shares their experience in taking a trip to Anacostia to visit a local icon.
It could not have been more aptly named. Situated in the crowded Anacostia neighborhood of Southeast D.C., a small nonprofit farm called Urban Oasis is just that: a sanctuary of peace, quiet, and vegetables in a city better known for its politics than its produce.
If you restrict yourself to 2000 calories a day with cookies, you can manage on $2. If you stuck to fruits, that would cost you about $8-$10 a day, for the same 2000 calories.